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Personalities of the Liberation movement 





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Alphabetical Index of Personalities 
NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT OF SOUTH VIETNAM 
Numbers following name refer to order in book of biographies. 



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AMtDOAN Otoe) ...,..,..34 
CHAU HOANG NAM -«....... 33 

HO THU 12 

HUYNH TAN PHAT ....„ 6 

HUYNH THANH MUNG 36 

HUYNH VAN TAM ,.30 

JOSEPH MAKEE HO HUE BA .,18! 

LE QUANG CHANE ...29 

LE THI RIENG (Mrae) ....,,19 
LE VAN HUAN ,.,,.,,,,,..,11 

LE VAN THA 20 

LE VAN THINH .,..,,., ,,..14 
MA THI CHU Otoe) ..,,..,.28 

NGUYEN HUU THO 1! 

NGUYEN NGOC THUONG 26J 

NGUYEN THI BINH (Mrae) 
NGUYEN THE TU (Mine) 



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NGUYEN VAN HEEU 16 



NGUYEN VAN NGOI ......... 10j 

NGUYEN VAN TIEN ..,.,....251 



PHUNG VAN CUNG 



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ROCHOM BAN (Mme) 35, 

R0CH0M BEIU .231 

THANH LOAN ...»32j_ 

THICH HUNG TU , ,....2l! 

THICK THIEN HAO ......... 81 

THOM ME THE NHEM ... ... . 5J__ 

TRAN BUU KIEM >.,,.....,, 9] 

TRAN HUU TRANG .,,......,24; 

TRAN NAM TRUNG 7lX 

TRAN VAN THANH 
UNG NGOC KY 



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VO CHE CONG 3IX 

VO DONG GIANG 27 

VO MAN MON(Lt.Col. )..... .22 X 

YBIHALEO. ..... 2 



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Religion 



Position 



Jdrai 



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Assist* See* Gen f l 



Cao Dai 



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Sec* Gen'U, V.P. 
Central Committee 



Catholic Central Committee 
Central Committee 
Central Committee 



Assist. Sec. Gen'l. 
Central Committee 
Central Committee 



Central Committee 
President 
Central Committee 



Central Committee 

See*, Liber at 'n Red Cross 

Central Comm«,For, M in f 



Cao Dai 
Protestant 



Presidium 
Central Committee 
Vice-President 



Jdrai 
Jdrai 



Central Committee 



Buddhist * Central Committee 
Buddhist Presidium 
Buddhist Vice-President 



Presidium 
Central Committee 
Vice-President 



Central Committee 

Secretariat 

Vice-President 



Central Committee 
Central Committee 
Vice-President, Rhade 
Leader 



NOTE: Those whose religion or party is not indicated are either unaffiliated or 
the information is lacking* 

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PERSONALITIES OF THE NATIONAL 



LIBERATION FRONT OF SOUTH VIETNAM 



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The South Vietnamese patriots, co^iigfrom 



,L POL I T-I.CAL- -H.OR IZONS, 
RELIGIOUS FAITHS AND OF THE MOST D ! V K R S t ETHNIC CROUPS, ARE GATHERED 
UNDER THE BANNER OF THE NATIONAL L I B E :3 A T ! N Fro^T ny SOUTH VIETNAM TO 

form a firm block before the enemy ~ f, -!-e i f& ;c,0u ntr y , - the experiences' 
accumulated in the course of a hundred ye'a<r -jstruggle against colonial- 
ism ape of great assistance ito their j nf i js|j;t£ * w ill tx>'*f-].ght a.nd to w, i n . 
Their unceasing v igi lance," from oawn to-ou^k,- their political power >ano 
their military s tr e ng th, i ncr e a s e during the course of combats] the 
final victory will not esboape them, 

This second resistance or; mm-* f^eppxe. .©h*ra ; cteri-zes itself by the' 

ABUNDANCE AND THE SOL I D AR I T Y OF TH E NAT I ON-A;L UN I ON FRONT,- BY THE MATU* 
RfTY OF THE L 1 BER AT I ON* MOV EME NT AT ALL. I T S ; ECHELONS • -'"»'■ 

We are pleased to present today, to oup, frienos AS WELL AS THE 

WORLD, THE PEOPLE REPRESENTING MOS T F UL LY O^R. Moy£ME NT • SPECIFIC CON- 
DITIONS' OF OUR STRUGGLE IMPOSE CE R T A I N R E S TJR fl CT l-ONS , SO THAT, F t OR 
MOMENT, WE ARE UNABLE TO INCLUDE/ IN TH I Sr- PUBLICATION, BIOGRAPHIES 
SOME OTHER LEADERS AND DELEGATES, ESPECIALLY, THOSE WHO ARE ACTIVE 
AREAS-STILL CONTROLLED BY THE ENEMY. 



THE 

OF 

IN 




(1) NGUYEN HUU THO 

President of the Presidium of the 

Descended from a line of civ 
July 10, 1910, in Cholon (South V 

HIS STUDY OF LAW- IN Fr ANCE , , .AND $ 

IN Saigon* amidst public esteem. 

Hrs courageous defense,, on b 
brought out on trial, throughout, t 
tf?thch colonialists, won him reco 
ti ng represent at iveof the vt etna 
s ttfon he tqok.part in various ac 
the revolt of the stuczmts^ white 

THE SA f GOW-ChOLON ARtA GAINST, TH 
THE ABROGATION OF REFr'CSSlVE MEAS 
TIC RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES, AND THE 



Commission 0*F- External Relations 

r 3 ; ©F THE 

*; f ■ * - ' V , . . 

" ■x.NIati.onaLjLi'berat ion Front 'of South 
Vietnam 

CENTRAL CO.MMITTE.E OF THE NLF." 

i l servants, Nguyen" huu tho, born on 

,IETNAm) ; , HE ACHIEVED BRILLIANCE IN 
00N AFTER, 'PR ACT! SED HIS PROFESSION 

EHALF OF. THE MEMBERS OF THE RESISTANCE 
HE WAR FOR J ^DEPENDENCE ' AGA I NST THE 
GNfTf ON, fey H l S COLLEAGUES ASA BEFjT- 
MESE INTELLIGENTS I A. UNDER THIS PO- 
TIVE MOVEMENTS AND IN 1 9^9> DIRECTED 

COLLAR WORKERS AND INTELLECTUALS IN 
E COLONIAL ALJjyOR I T I ES, A IMED TOWARDS 
URES, THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE DEMOCRA- 

IMPROVEMENT OF THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE* 




(2) 



From 1950 to 1952 he was imprisoned and depobteo to Lai Chauu, 
in North Vietnam for having led the viblent demonstration on March 
19 against the American intervention into the Indo-Chinese war. 1 
Having regained his liberty^ he established and became the vice- 
president of the Peace Movement of Saigon~Cholon (after the signing 
of the Genbva Agreements in i95*J-)« H ^ was thereafter arrested and 
for many vong years carted from prison to prison* 

Thanks to the assistance of the population, he was freed in 
1961 from forced detention in Phu Yen (Central Vietnam)* Soon after 

HE PARTICIPATED IN THE IMMEDIATE STRUG 6LE AG A I NST AMERICAN IMPERIA- 
LIST AGGRESSION AND THE PUPPET GOVERNMENT*, 



(2) - YBIH AILEO ^ MIC 

V lO«uPRts7DE: NT OF THE PRESIDIUM OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE NLF « 
PttES.-i©:ENT OF -THE MOVEMENT OF THE AUTONOMOUS NATIONALITIES IN lAY 

Nguyen and the High^lateau, Member of the South Vietnam Committee 
of Peace. Member of the Council of the NLF # Leader of the Rhade 

MINORITY*. 

YB (H AtEO", a-.P'rotestant Edeh native, was born in 1901? IN the 

NlEWHAMUT, IN THE PROVINCE OF DAKLAK, CENTRAL VIETNAM. An OFF I O.EF 

Of thi French CaLONi At. Army, he revolted and joined the revolutionary 

RANICS'TN HIS YOUTH* He TOOK AN ACTIVE PART IN THE MOVEMENT FOR 
NATIONAL 'INDEPENDENCE IN 1 9^5* LEADING THE SOLDIERS OF THE GARRISON 

of BA44 Me ThuoTc After the triumph of the August 194-5 Revolution, 

HE AWAS ELECTED- A MEMBER OF THE P£0PLE f S COMMITTEE Or DAKLAK. 

HE WAS ARRESTED BY THE FRENCH COLONIALISTS IN 1 9^6 AND CON- 
JOCMNED'TO DEATH., FORTUNATELY HOWEVER, HIS SENTENCE WAS COMMUTED 
TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT* HE WAS RELEASED IN 1951 AFTER SERVING JAIL 

terms- at Ban Me Thuot and Yring.* The enemy had hoped to win 



PROVED FUTILE, 



OVER TO THETR SICTC BY THIS "kISDNESS, BUT IT WAS 

1958, YBIH A LEO LED THE REVOLT AGAINST THE AME R1CAN~U I EM I ST 

districts of Ban Me Thoot and Lak (t 

ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF 

IN Tay Nguyen. 



IN V ;u, 
FO#CES'-, PARTICULARLY* IN THE 
THE' DAKLAK 'PROVINCE)© In 1 9&1* HE BECAME 

th^e Movement- of- the Autonomous Nationalities 



CB) ' V0 CHI CONG ^ M . c 

ViCE ^RESlOENT^O r THE PRESl^UM OF THE CENTR AL COMMITTEE OF THE NLF 

Representative of the People*s Revolutionary Party of Vietnam at 

THE FORMAT TO IT O-F" THE NLF OF SOUTH VIETNAM* 



Born m. 1912 ln Quang Nakm (Central 

ACHirVEB AT A VERY EARLY AOE THE REVOLU 

patr f ots- P>wvn Boi Chau ano Phan Chu Tri 

iOItO'THi RANKS flF THE PATRIOTS. REVO 

AND rEUOAi, YOKE, HE PARTICIPATED IN THE 

' t9$<H&f ANC LAHORE© WITHOUT ANY PERSON 

39 r or the, Awrr*-FASC$ST Front* In 19i'^ 

J^AB/W fOR LIFE AND WAS D£POi*TED 3 AFTER 
y^XTTOiPATE® iN THf AiJ^UST ReVQLTttON IN 
A^ MAJOR, ROLE IN THE *?E 5 I S T ANCE AGAINST 



Vietnam), 
tionary sp 
NH. At th 

LTING AGAl 
REVOLUTIO 

AL CONSIDE 
HE WAS CO 
HIS LIBER 

Central V 
the French 



V0 CH I 

IRIT OF 
E AGE OF 
NST THE 
NARY MOV 
RAT f ONS 
NOEMNED 
ATION IN 
IETNAM, 
COLONI A 



CONG 

THE GREAT 

16 HE 
COLONIAL 
EMENT OF ' 
FROM 193& 
TO HARD 

1 9*1-5, HE 

He played 

LISTS. 



% ) < PHUNG VAN CUNG 

Vl^C^RESlDENT OF VhE PRESIDIUM OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE NLI 

Chairman of the South Vietnam Peace Committee* 

President of the Council of Civil and Military Health of South Viet- 
















(5! 



NAM, 

Born in 1909 in Vinh Long, PHUNG VAN CUNG won his diploma from 
the Faculty of Medicine in Hanoi. He directed sanitation services 

IN THE PROVINCES OF RACH GlA AND CHAU DoC BEFORE BEfflHS NAMED AN AC- 
TUAL DOCTOR TO THE FoUKIEN HOSPITAL IN CHOLON* His ACTIVE SUPPORT 

of the Resistance Organization won him the esteem of his comparer iots*. 
He occupied high positions in the Ngo Dinh Diem administration*, How- 
ever, HE SYSTEMATICALLY OPPOSED THE MACHINERY OF THE D I ST ATOR SH I P, 
WHICH SOUGHT TO PERSECUTE THE INTELLECTUALS IN THEIR REPRESSION OF 
THE PATRIOTS, NOTABLY 'IN FOILING THE ORDER OF LEVY OF THE DOCTORS 
AND THE PRACTICE OF SO- C ALLED " BENUNC I A T I ON OF THE COMMUNISTS* IN 
1960 HE REJOINED THE LIBERATED ONE WITH HIS ENTIRE FAMILY IN Q : RDER 
TO BETTER SERVE THE CAUSE OF NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE. 

(5) * Venerable THOM ME THE NHEM r . 

Vice-President of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the nli- . 
President of the Buddhist Di sciplI nbry -Council at Bac Lieu* 



The Khmer was born in 
VE^RABLE THOM ME THE NHEM 

CHILDHOOD, PLftYED AN ACTIV 

of the buddh i st dlsciplina 
ting the^Union of, National 
oeuvres towards division," 
interests of his religion* 

SACRIFICED HIMSELF IN ORDE 
IAL AND SPIRITUAL LIFE OF 

tight national union* dlr 
persecution jn saigon, he 
of the Nationalities, the 
and freedom of belief* 



1925 in Tan Loc 

, WHO JOINED THE 
E PART IN THE Re 

ry counci l, he c 

i ties in the fac 

all the while de 

After the Gene 

R TO ASSURE THE 
THE KHMERS OF Vl 
ECTOR OF T HE S TR 
LED AN UNTI R'i NG 
STBUG6LE FOR V I E 



, CaMAU PROVlNCEo THE 
■BuDDHiSt ORDER IN EARLY 
SI STANCE* AS PrESISENT 
ONTRIBUTED IN CONSDL I &A- 
E OF COLONIAL FRENCH MAN- 
FENDING WITH ARDOR THE 

va Conference, he eevoutly 
improvement of the mater- 
etnam in the form of a 
u6gle against religious 
movement for the un i on 

TNAMESE LIBERTY, DEMOCRACY, 



(6) ' H UYNH TAN PHAT T < ■ ^ e mi r 

VicE-F rESIDENT OF T HE PRESIDIUM OF THE CENTR AL . QOMM ITTEE Oh THE NLh . 

Secretary-General of the Democratic Party of South Vietnam, 
President of the Regional Committee of Saigon-Cholon in the NLF. 



A RENOWNED 
Tho, WHERE HE WA 
HI S STUD IES, HE 
RESI STED AGAINST 
DIRECTOR OF THE 
OF THE MOVEMENT 
PARTI CI PAT I ON I N 
RESTED BY THE Fr 
TANT POSITIONS I 

Services of Nam 

COMMI TTEE OF SaI 
HE CONTINUED THE 
HIM TO REJOIN TH 



architect, HUYNH TAN PHAT is originally 
s born in i913. Since 1936* even befor 

ENGAGED IN THE DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT, AND 
FASCISM UNDER THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION. 
MAGAZINE "JEUrfESSE," HE WAS 'ONE OF THE 
CALLED T!HE v1T JEUNESSE D l Av AN T-G AR OE ._ H 

the August Revolution caused him to be 
tUCH colonialists. Once freed, he assu 

N THE RESISTANOE AS DIRECTOR OF THE INF 
Bo 'AND MEMBER OF THE ADMINISTRATION AND 

gon-Gia Dinh^ Returning to Saigon afte 
struggle ag a i nst american aggress i on, 

E LIBERATED ?0NE IN 1958. 



from My 
e finishing 
afterwards 

AS THE 
PROMOTERS 
IS ACTIVE' 
TWICE AR'- 

med impor- 
ormati on 

Res i stance 
r Geneva, 
which led 




Committee of 

R«B7Y* 
UM„ 



THE NLF. 



In the southern part of Trung Bo in 1913, TRAN NAM TRUNG was 
born into a family of peasants* He is an adherent qf the REVOLU- 



(k) 



TtON'ARY CAUSE SINCE HIS' CHILDHOOD* As A MILITANT ANT I- I MPEB ! RL fSTp 
ANTI-FEUDALIST AND ANTIFASCIST S \ NCE 1930, HE CHERISHES MANY FOND 
MEMORIES OF COLONIAL. PR!S0NS o He TOOK AN ACTIVE PART IN THE AUGUST 
V}l\$ INSURRECTION, AND DEDICATED HIMSELF TO THE RESISTANCE UNTIL 
VICTORY WAS ACHIEVED, AFTER THE GENEVA TREATY, H~ 
h STRICT AND LOYAL ENFORCEMENT Or THE AGREEMENTS 
SABOTAGEo 



e struggled for 
despite American 



(88 Bonze Superior THiCH TH J EN HAO 

Member of the PresidTum of the Central Committee of the NLF 
Member of the Regional Committee of the NLF for Central Nam Bo* 
President of the Association of Luc Hoa Buddhists of Vietnam* 

V.I CE-P.RES1 DENT OF T H E : JB O U T.H VlBTNAM COMMITTEE OF AFRO-ASIAN SoU'DAR' 

•I ty & . . ar . -, ;. - " ,J ir- 



B 

ADM ITT 
TIRING 
DENCe . 
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P R E S I n 
iOUS P 
REGIME 
Sjsodh J 
THE Co 



ORN IN 19,09 AT-JSlA DiNH, THE VENERABLE THIGH THIEN HAO WAS 
ED INTO THE RELIGIOUS ORDER AS A CHILD, AFTER HAVING UN- 
LY RALLIED TO THE DEFENSE OF BupDH ISM AND N AT X ON ALI'nD^PE H**' 
DURING THE RESISTANCE, HE ESTABLISHED HIMS"LF IN S A IGON*'* | U 

IN Giac Ngan Pagoda,,. Truong M>nh=G i ang RcaOo He was elected 
::nt of the Luc Hoa Buddhists of Vietnam, a.Vq, while relig- 

QRSE0UT10N3 WERE UNLEASHED TO AM ' AG ON I Z I NG POINT BY THE D JEM 

under American i nstigati ons, ' he attended the Conference or* 
ars in Peking* Re visited numerous fhiehbiv countries at 

'iFERENCE's CLQSEq J ' ' 



(9) /J RAN BUU -K iEM . •. r " 

.MeMBF>< *OF THE P'res I D I UM /OT THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE NLF 

:<nt of the Commission of External Relations of the Central 
of the NLF . 

of. .the Union of Students for the Liberation of South Vie 



CoMM ? Y r EE 

Pre s I dent 

NAM ft 

WK-I3ER OF 



the Permanent-Bureau of/ the Central Committee of the 



Democratic Party of South Vietnam 

Born in 1921 in Can Tho (South Vietnam), TRAN BUU-KIEM received 
his diploma at the Faculty of Law in Hanoi'* Devoted from the begin- 
ning to the revolutionary cause, he- rebelled during the General 
Student Association in 19^*14-5 ' an ° participated' in the widespread 
insurrection of August i$M$.^ During the War of Resistance, he was 

PL&0EFJ IN IMPORTANT POS I T ! ONS, NOTABLY AS SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE 

Administration anid Resi stance "Committee ' in-'Nam Bo ( 1 9I4.5-IJ.9 ) and 
after 1950* as Co-Director of Economic Sertibes. Since the American 

INTERVENTION AND AGGRESSION," HE HAS QUITE. NATURALLY RESUMED HIS 
STRUGGLE*, 

(10) Superior NGUYEN VAN- NGO J 

Member of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the NLF„ 

President of the Committee,^ Assistance of the Wounded and Sick / 

of the Liberation Army* ^ ' 

Chief of the Caodaist Sect Tien Thien. *«Wr 

His Eminence the Superior NGUYEN VAN NGOlg who was born in 
1900 in My Tho, finished his studies *t L'Ecole Normale of Teaching 
(in Saigon) and was given the directorship of the Jam Bjnh School* 
in Vinh Ling province*.. An adherent of Caodaiism since 192'7, he * 

LEFT THE TAY NjNH SeCT.FDR THE TfEN ThIEN'S'ECTq DURING THE*ReSIS« 
TANC3 HE PRESIDED OVBR TH£ . PROV ! N"C IAI, COMMI'TTEE OF V i NH L I NG OF 




*~ 



(5) .. __ „ .. - - 

Lien Viet (Union of Vietnamese People) and the Caodai Committee 
for National Salvation. In 195k he was appointed to the Caoda; i st 
Holy Seat in the Tien Thien Sect at Soc Sai (Ben ire)* He was 

RAISED TO THE POSITION OP PHOl Su IN 1955 AND TO NgOC DaU Su IN 195^ 

In 1960 his Eminence NGUYEN VAN NGOl rejoined the liberated zone. 



THE 



of Patriotic Teachers of South Vietnam* 



(11) LE VAN HUAN _ 

Assistant secretary XSeneral of the Central Committee of the NLh. 
President of the SouthVietnam Committee of Solidarity with 
Latin-American Peoples* 
President of the Association 

Born in 1906 in the village of Nhon Ai (Can Tho fR°v'NCE) AND ,, 
educated at Hanoi's L'Ecole Superieure be Peoagogie, LE VAN HUAN 
was well equipped to be a professor at L'Ecole Normale d'Instituteurs 

AND LYCEE PETRUS Ky IN S-AIGON. He THEN BECAME *HE DIRECTOR OF TBE 

Nam Viet College*. Amidst public esteem, he played a seoret role 
in the first plan during the Resistance. As a founding member of 
the 195k Peace-Movement in Saigon Cholon, he was arrested and held 
for maS long years in Bien Hoa, Phu Quoc, Phu Loi and Poulo Condor 
prisons. Immediately- after his liberation he returned to the freed 

20NE IN ORDER TO CONTINUE HIS PATRIOTIC ACTIVITIES IN THE BOSOM ©F 
THE NLF« 

(123 hothu ■. M1C 

Assistant "Secretary-General of the Centpal Committee of the NLF. 

MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL OF THE NLF FOR LAUDATIONS AND COMPENSATIONS. 



Born in 1910 in Phan Thiet (Central Vibtn 

PAMILY, HO THU RECEIVED HIS DEGREE IN PHARMACY 

in 1933- (PRtx Bailly, Paris). Much to his adv 

FOR HIS PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCHES, WHICH RENDE 
THE POPULATION DURING WORLD WAR il. A-N EARLY 
OLUTIONARY MOVEMENT, HE PLAYED AN ACTIVE PART 
ORGANIZATIONS, NOTABLY IN THE COMMITTEE TO ASS 
WAS ARRESTED AND' IMPRISONED SEVERAL TIMES FOR 
RESISTANCE (l951-5l|-)« HtS PERSERVERING STRUG'S 
DEPENDENCE, DEMOCRATIC LIBERTIES ANO THE WELL- 
COMPELLED HIM TO LEAVE HIS FAMILY IN 1961 FOR 



am) i nto a mandarin 
in the First Rank 

ANTAGE, HE IS NOTES 
RED GREAT SERVICE TO 
ADHERENT OF THE REV- 
IN PROGRESSIVE SOCIAL 

1ST Prisoners. He 

PARTICIPATING IN THE 
LE FOR NATIONAL IN- 
BEING OF THE PEOPLE 
THE FREED ZONE* 



NLF. 



(13) UNG NGOCKY 

MEMBE R OF THE SEC RETARIAT OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE 

Assistant Secretary-General of the Central Committee of the Demo- 
cratic Party of South Vietnam, 
Member of the South Vietnam Committee of Peace. 

Born in i920 at Can Tho, UNG NGOC KY, while a civil servant 
during Fpench Domination, was more known by his articees published 
under the pseusonym of Truong Son Chin in various newspapers in 
Saigon than by his militauti? activity iat w^row -^tqkai. organi- 
zatkws Cc^tTreL Phan Th a.vk Gian, SAMIPIC^ Society for the 
O+rrus'c--: of Quoc Ngu, Cultural Group Tay Do, Association for the 
£«oayw«t«^«T m truces), He part: o ipaxcd in the Resistance in 
the capacity of General Secretary of the Commsttee of Resistance' 

OF QUANG N->«i AND EDITOR OF THE NEWSPAPER DOC LAP (INDEPENDENCE), 
ORGAN OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY* S I NCE 1 95^» AS PROFESSOR AT CAN 
THO, HE MILITATED ACTIVELY IN BOURGEOIS AND INTELLECTUAL MILIEUS 
AGAIN&T THE AMERICAN AGGBESSION. 



(6) 



OF THE' NLE 



Oil) LE VAN THINH 

MEMBER OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE 

THER ^ 

AGGREsI ON. F SIs'iSItED IN 1962 BY THE NLF TO P ARTIO I P ATE .N 
EROUS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES, HE WAS THE FIRST TO 
POSITION OF PERMANENT DELEGATE OF THE FRONT TO CUBA. 



OCCUPff 



NUM- 
THE 



OS 



of Workers for 



(Vj c * TRAN V AN THANH 

MEMBER"'0F THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE NLF. 

MEMBER OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE ASSOC.AT.ON 

the Liberation of South Vietnam. People's Republic 

Head of the Permanent Mission of the NLF in the rEot-n. 

Member N of the People's Revolutionary Party. 

TRAN VAN THANH, who was born in 1921 Mm Vi^Loh., took part 
jn.the patriotic movement, anb for his serv.ces, «• ^^JJ^J" 

in the People's Republic of China. 

(16) NGUYEN VAN HIEU 

MrMRER ' p the CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE NLIi « .. „ 

G E E M NER R AL°SECRETARY OF THE SOUTH VIETNAM COMMITTER J- OF P CE. 
LEABER OF THE RADICAL SCO « AL I ST P ARTY . (Eo I TOR S »«. 

Head of the Permanent Mission of the NLF in the a ; c, J^'*; M 
of Czechoslovakia and in the Democratic Republic of Germany. 

N.UViN q VANHI W WHOWAS,ORNINl92^ 
^LTlNG^EAT'cOURAOr: FORE THE' Ame""n AUTHORITIES AND THEIR 

puppets. hSnted by the Amer, can-Diem, st police he ^d his wife, 

THE PHARMACIST MaThI CHAU, FOUND SALVATION IN 1958 IN THE LIBERA 
TED ZOSfi. HEAD OF NUMEROUS DELES AT I ONS OF THE NLF ABBO AD, HE I 
TODAY THE HEAD OF THE PERMANENT MISSION OF THE FRONT I N PRAGUE 
(SeLoSUOVAKM) AND BERLIN (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF GERMANY). 

(17) NGUYEN THI B I NH (Mme) 

Member of the central Committee of the nli- . 

NGUYEN THI BINH, born in 1927 i « Saihon, was the granddaughtei 



C7) 



OF THE PATRIOT PHAN CHU Tr I NH AND THE 

Since bbb schooldays, she took up the 
and their democratic liberties, while 
tellectual organizations* Not only w 
tion of Progressive Women, but she wa 
of the movement of students^ pupils a 

UNDER THE NAME OF THE TRAN VAN On MOV 
PART IN THE DIRECTION OF THE MARCH 19 

the American intervention*. Imprisone 
jalists, she did not reg a i n her l i be r 
OB the Geneva Agreements^ vSh^^qi tat 

MB NT FOR WORLD PEASE IN CONTINUATION 
SURGE OF AGGRESSORS AND THEIR LACKEYS 
HAVE HER CONDUCT SEVERAL DELEGATIONS; 



DAUGHTER OF A CIVIL SERVANT© 
OEFENSE OF THE RIGHTS OF YO'UTH 
REBELLING IN STUDENT AND IN- 
AS SHE A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIA-* 
S ALSO ONE OF THE DIRECTORS 
ND INTELLECTUALS IN SAIGON 
EMENT* SHE SUBSEQUENTLY TOOK 

,1950 demonstration against 
d in 1951 by the french colon- 
ty until after the signing 
ed in the South Vietnam Move- 

OF HER STRUGGLE AGAINST THE NEW 

W; In 1962, the NLF chose to 
a&road* 



(18) 

Member 



OF 

Member of 



JOSEPH MAR IE HO HUE BA 

the Central Committee of the NLF 9 

the Regional Committee . of the NLF of'Central Nam Bo* 



Member of the South Vietnam Cop&/UTTEE of Peace 



Descendant of 
R, P. HO HUE BA, 3 
of the Island of G 
Penh in the provin 
Assoc i at i on of Cat 
CIPATTS actively i 
I AL AGRESSION, EN 
OF HI \:: REL t G<DON AN 
OPPOSE THE REPRSTS 
AND Tu~ FORCED ENR 
MERCED AR 1 ES o 



an old family of Catholics from Sadec, the 

ORN ;N 1898,; TAUGHT UNTIL 1 $ko AT THE SEMINARY 
IEN6 WHICH STEMMED PROM THE DJOCEASE OF PnNOM 

ce of Long -XuYEN e As -v ice-president' of the 

HOLICS IN THE PROVINCE OF LOSG XllYEN^ HE PARTI- 
N THE NATIONAL RESISTANCE AGAINST FRENCH COLON- 
ERGETICALLY ASSUMING THE DEFENSE OF THE INTERESTS 
D HIS FATHERLAND* S I NCE 195^4- HE HAS COURAGEOUSLY 
SI ON BY THE AUTHORITIES SUBORDINATED TO AMERICA 

6LLB?aNT of Catholic recruits iriTO the army of 



(19) LE TH l RIEN G (Mme) 

Member of the Central Committee of the NLF* 

Vice-President of the Union of Woeien for the 

V ietnam # 



Liberation of South 



LE TH I' RIENG was born in 1925 at Gia Rai (Camau) to a family 
of peasantSo While working in a weaving factory., she engaged in 

THE CLANDESTINE STRUGGLE AGAINST THE FRENCH COLONIAL DOMINATION. 

She was responsible in 19I4.5 for the Provincial organizations of 
the Association of Women for National Salvation at Bag Lieu, and 

ALSO AFTERWARDS FOR THE ORGANIZATION OF WOSIS3N OF EASTERN NAM Bo« 
SHE HAS PURSUED SINCE 195VHER REVOLUTIONARY ACTIVITIES AGAIUStST 
THE NEW ENEMIES OF VIETNAM* 



(20) LE VAN THA - 

Mem$er of the Central Committee of the NLF # 

Member of the Provisional Directing Committee of the Radical Socia- 
list Party, of South Vietnam* 

Vice-President of the Regional Committee of Saigon-Gia Dinh of the 
NLF of South Vietnam* 

LE VAN THA,. born in 19llf. at Tay Ninh, was an electrical ei 
gineer and professor under French colonization. He engaged at 

YOUNG AGE I N . R E V OLUT I N AR Y ACTIVITIES* BESIDES BEING A PROMOTE 
OF THE MOVEMENT OF STUDENTS . A ND V ) ETN AME S8 RESIDENTS IN FRANCE 
AGAINST THE AG GRESS I ON 0R VIETNAM BY FRENCH COLONIALISTS, 
MILITATED IN NUMEROUS PROGRESSIVE ORGANIZATIONS^ 



NOTABLY IN THE 



(8) 



MOVEMEN 
THE V|B 

f'cr THE 

PORTED' 

Sanson*, 

TI ONARY 
ASS I STA 
ULATION 
AND DBT 
EVCo A 
THE LIB 



t for the "d 

tnamese res 

Defense of 

from France 

From the 

ACT? V ITlES 
NCE AMD THE 
, HE WAS AR 
A I NED IN VA 
FTER REGAt N 
ERATED ZONC 



efense of peace, and w*s 
idents in France to the 
Peace held in Paris and 
and imprisoned by the p 
moment of his liberation 
• ac vice-president of 
Protection of the Life 
REsn:a in 1955 by, the Am 

RIOUS. PRISONS IN BtEN Ho 
ING HIS LIBERTY IN 1 9^1 , 



the representative of 
international conferences 

Warsaw? He was de^ 
uppet authorities of 

he resumed his revolu" 
the* Movement for the 

AND PRrPERTY OF THE POP- 
ERiCAN-DlEMf ST AUTHORITIES 

a,.Ph!' Quoc ? Poulo Condor, 

HE IMMEDIATELY LEFT FOR 



(21) Venerable THIGH H UNG TU . -, 

Member of the Central Committee or TNe NLF. 

President of the Association of Buddhists of Eastern Nam Bo« 

Vice-President of tme Regional Committee of the NLF of Eastern Nam 

Bo- ; :-* 

Member of the Provincial Committee of Baria of the NLF* 



The Venerable THiCH HUNG: TU was b.c 
Tuy An, province of Phu Yen (Central Vi 
peasants* (His real- name: Vo Chi Thien 
religious order at the age of 12» He w 

Cu AT PH'AN ThIET tN 1955* Ar * D TOOK PART: 

for National Salvation© After the Gene 
a stubborn resistance against dlemist a 
version of Buddhists to Catholics and. a 
Forced to leave his pagoda, he estabVis 
was named president of the b uo dh i s t d 1 s 
ing the faithful and the buddh i st monks 

LED A RESOLUTE ACTION FOR THE DEFENSE 
ING OF NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE* 

(22) Lieutenant-Colonel VQ VAN MON 
Member of the Central Committee of the 
Member of the Regional Committee of the 



rn on January 1, 1902 at 
etnam), of a family of 
)« He entered into the 
as superior in the pagoda 

in the Buddhist Movement 
va Agreements, he joined 
ttempts towards FORCED CON'* 
gainst religious persecution* 
hed himself at Baria, and 
ci plenary Council represent- 

of Luc Ho a in Ba Ru» He .'..;; 
F his religion and the gain- 



NLF* 
NLF for Eastern Nam Bo* 



nel VO VAN MON,, born In 1 91 8 AT Cholon. was the 
the Third Binh Xuyen Battalion of the French Un 



The colo 
commander of the Third Binh'Xuyen Battalion of the "French union 
forces. 'After the conclusion of the Geneva Agreements, he became 

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE B I NH XUYE N TROOPS AND UPHELD AN ENERGETIC 
RESISTANCE AGAINST THE AMER I C AN*-D t EM I ST ATTEMPT TO ANNIHILATE BY 
FORCE THE OPPONENTS OF THE REGIME* DUE TO THE SUPPORT AND PROTEC- 
TION OF THE POPULATION, HE WAS ABLE TO BREAK THROUGH THE ENCIRCLE- 
MENT AND INFLICT SEVERE LOSSES TO ENEMY FORCES, NOTABLY AT PHUOC 

Tho, Long Thanh, MtNH Thanh, Ben Cui, Dau Tieng, Tour No, 2, Phuoc 
Thanh, etc* In i960, at the foundation of the NLF, he placed him- 
self, WITH ALL THE B I NH XUYEN FORCE S UNDER H I S 
BANNER* 



COMMAND, UNDER ITS 



(23) 

Member 



U 



R OCHOM BR 
of the Central Committee of the NLF* 
General Secretary of the Movement for National Autonomy of Tay 
Nguyen (High Plateaus)* 

Member of the South Vietnam Committee of Afro-Asian Solidarity* 
Vice-President of the Provincial Committee of Pleiku of the Move** 
ment* of Autonomous Nationalities of Tay Nguyen (High Plateaus) 




IS 



ES 

>n 9 



U 



ROCHOM BR-IU was born or 

-'3u, !N THE VILLAGE OF D'AmA 

THE PROVINCE OF DaKLAK (Ce 

r CR MERELY HAVING DEMANDED TH 

French inspector, ROCHOM BR1U 

TOR AT PlEIKU BY THE COLONIAL 

to the People's Council of Pl 
zaston of Youth in the dbstri 
was arrested in 19V? BY THE F 
Ban Me Thuot, Pleiku and Kont 
led a ferocious struggle for 
colonialists as well as again 
lackeys today. 



(9) 

June fL, 1922 in t 
Knik, in the dis 
ntral Vietnam) of 
e expulsion of a 
was relieved of 
authorities. He 
eiku and was char 
CT of Cheo Reo. 
rench troops and 
um« He escaped i 

NATIONAL LIBERATl 

st the American i 



HE HAMLET OF AMA 

trict of Cheo Reo, 

Jorai nationality* 
particularly od to us 

HIS POSW AS tNSTRUC- 
WAS ELECTED IN 1 9^4-5 
GEO WITH THE ORGAN!- 
ON THAT ACCOUNT HE 
HELD SUCCESIVELY AT 
N 19lf-9 AND THEREAFTER 
ON AGAINST THE FRENCH 
MPERIALISTS AND THEIR 



(2I4.) TRAN HUU TRANG 

Member of the Central Committee of the NLF # 

Vice-President of the Regional Committee of Saigon-Qia Uinh of the 

President of the Association of Writers and Artists for the Libera- 
tion of South Vietnam, 



TRAN HUU TRiSNG was born in 1906 at Phu 
of My Tho to a family of lettered people* H 
sumerous plays of great merit for the theatr 
of the Mutual AssisYance of Artists, he'was 

TIVE COMMITTEE FOR 10 CONSECUTIVE YEARS* IN 
TOWARDS THE FOUNDATION OF TfHE SYNDICATE OF A 

Mechanics in Saigon. He D«oicated himself e 

OF A PROGRESSIVE! THEATRICAL ART AND STRUGGLE 
DEFENSE OF THE RIGHTS OF ARTISTS BEFORE REJO 
ZONE. (HE IS ALSO ONE OF SOUTH VIETNAM'S LE 
ACCLAIMED JOURNALIST. EDITOR'S NOTE _ . ) 



KlET, IN THE PROVINCE 
E HAS SINCE 1932 WRITTEN 
E. A FOUNDER IN 1 $l\B 
A MEMBER OF ITS EXECU- 
1955 HE tED A CAMPAIGN 

rtists an© Theatre 

NTIRELY TO THE CAUSE 
D WITH COURAGE FOR THE 
INltNG THE LIBERATED 
ADING ACTORS AND AN 



(25) NGUYEN 
Member""* 



VAN TIEN 

OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE NLF . 

Delegate of the NLF to the Permanent Secretariat 
0F Afro-A$$aw Solidarity in Cairo 



of the Council 



Born in 1 91 9 at My Tho, 
fessor, who took part in the 

1962, HE IS CHARGED BY THE 



NGUYEN VAN TIEN was an esteemed pro- 

PARTIOTIC MOVEMENT SINCE 1 9*1-5 • S I NCE 
NLF WITH VARIOUS MISSIONS ABROAO. 



(26) NGUYEN NGOC THUONG 

Member" of the uentral Committee of th^ NLF* (S .v., u UirTMAU 

Assistant Secretary of the Radical Socialist Party of South Vietnam. 
of the South Vietnam Committee of Afro-As i an- boLiDARiTY 
Council of the NLF for Laudations and Compensations 



Presidbnt 
Member of 



the 



NGUYEN NGOC THUONG* born in 1925 at Cholon of a mandarin 
family and former student at the Universities of Hanoi and Saioon, 
ght during colonial rule at several Saigon colleges and publish**- 



TAU 
THE 
PAR 



magazine "Justice," mouthpiece of the SFIO. Taking an active 
nT IN the struggle for the pupils, the students, AND THE teachers 
of Saigon against the depravation of nat.onal culture, he ja 
part;san in the development of teaching ano in the use n °£ J^""** 

ESE AS- A VEHICULAR LANGUAGE IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL AND THE I NST I ^ 
TUTiONS OF MtSHER EDl'OA.T.ON. DuE TO H<S PARTICIPATION IN THE MOV- 
MENT OF PE&CE AFTER GENEVA, HE WAS ARRESTED SEVERAL TIMES BY THE 



(to) 

Saigon authorities. In i960, he defected to the liberated zone* 

( 27 ) VO DONG GIA NG 

Member of the Central Committee of the National Liberation Front oi 
South Vietnam. Head of the Permanent Mission of the National Li- 
beration Front in Cuba, 

Born in 1921, at Tam Ky, in the province of Quang Nam (Central; 
Vietnam), to a family of workers, VO DONG G IANG has taken part in 

VARIOUS PATRIOTIC MOVEMENTS IN KnOTUM, AS WELL AS IN THE HIGH PLA- 
TEAUS of Central Vietnam, 

Designated in 19&3, by the Central Committee of the National 
Liberation Front of South Vietnam, for missions abroad, he is today 
the head of the permanent mission of the front to the republic of 
Cuba, 

(28) MA TH I CHU (Mme.) 
Member of the Central Committee of the MLF . Member of the Central 

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N IN I92I4., AT CAMAU, AND A PHARMACIST OF THE 
D IN THE CLANDESTINE RANKS OF THE RESISTANCE 

olonialists. after the signing of the geneva 
me an assistant of the faculty of pharmaceutics 
nues her activities against the new agressors. 
cuted by the saigon authorities under the heel 
, she has resumed her struggle since the moment 

in 1962, in numerous international conferences, 
d the Association of Women for the Liberation 

the National Liberation Front, MA TH I CHU is, 
he Permanent Delegation of the Front in Prague, 



(29) I E QUANG C HANH 
Member"~of the Central 



Committee of the NLF of South Vietnam. 



LE QUANG CHANG, born in 1 92l|., at Camau (Wester 

PATRIOTIC TEACHER IN SOUTH VIETNAM. 

A PROFESSOR AT My To SINCE THE WAKE OF THE AUG 

Revolution, he participated in the resistance war f 
dependence against the agression of the french colo 

THIS PTRIOD HE MILITATED IN THE RANKS OF THE NAM Bo 

From J-jly, 195^4-* until 1961, his presence amid 
patriots and his firm will to fight the american im 
sors amd th'ti'r lackeys, caused him tc be elected to 
Executive Committee of the Federation of Youth for 
of South Vietnam and to the Secretariat of that org 

Being part of the delegation of the NLF of Sou 

PARTICIPATED, IN 1 9^ 3 r, IN THE DECEMBER 20 FeSTIVIT! 
MEMORA r lNG THE FOUNDATION OF THE NLF, WHICH WAS ORG 
NESIA. HE ALSO PARTICIPATED IN THE REUNION OF THE 
THE WHOLEHEARTED SUPPORT OF THE PEOPLE OF NORTH KAL 

In August,. 1 96U, LE QUANG CHANH was elected m 
Central Committee of the NLF of South Vietnam, whig 
appointed him to the post of permanent representati 
the Republic of Indonesia. 



n Nam Bo) , is a 



ust, \Sk5. 9 

OR NATION A 
NIALISTS, 

YOUTH. 
ST INTELLE 

perialist 

the c e n t r 
the Libera 
an i z at i on . 
TH Vietnam 

ES ; THE DA 
A N ! Z E ■ IN 
WORLD YOUT 
I MANTAN. 
EM B E R OF T 
H SOON AFT 
VE OF THE 



L I N- 

DUR I N 

CTUAL 
A GRES- 
AL 
T I ON 

, HE 
Y COM- 
I NDO- 
H FOR 



HE 

ER, 

NLF 



y 



HUYNH VAN TAM 



(11) 



of the Central Committee of the NLF. Head of the Permanent 
ion of. the NLF , to., the, Alger i an Democratic People's Republic, 

BpRN.t^ 1 91 9, 'in Saigon, HUYNH VAN TAM. after having rebelled 
against Japanese occupation^ continued his revolutionary activities 
r ehalf of~ the labor i NG class of S a j gon-Cholon during the Resis- 

ANCE . " , ' . , . 

he engaged himself in the movement for assistance and protection 
of the Life and Property of the Population against the American- 

DlEMIST REPRESSION.' APPOINTED, IN 1962, FOR MISSIONS ABROAD, NUYNH 
VAN TAM JS, TODAY, THE HEAD OF THE PERMANENT MISSION OF THE NLF TO 

the Algerian Democratic People f s Republic. 



TU (Mme.) 



(31) NGUYEN TH 

- R ES I DENT OF THE UNION OF WOMEN FOR THE LIBERATION OF SOUTH VIETNAM. 

Member of the South Vietnamese Committee for Peace, Secretary of 
the Liberation Red Cross of South Vietnam. President of the Regional 
Committee of Saigon-Gja Dinh of the Union of Women for the Liberation 



of South Vi etnam. 



orn ' I 

IN NU 




N 1923 
MBEROti 

OF L I 

MENT, 

Women 
uth V ? 
nd ikf 
sspc i a 

ROTtCT 
THE A 
T B I E N 
J0 J NED 
A I NST 



, at Can 

S SOCIAL 

50, TO TH 
v 1 ng ■ cond 
she becam 

and Gene 
eTnAm, S 
£LL£cTuaL 
HON OF W 
i o N F TH 
mer i cam-d 

Hoa, Phu 

THE L1BE 
THE AMERI 



Tho, NGUYEN 

ACTIVITIES I 
E STRUGGLE f t 
t T I O N S « M S A 

e General Se 
ral Secretar 
he continued 
m i l { e u s and 
omen in saig 

I L I ^ EI AND P 

t EM I ST AUTHO 

Quoc, Poulo 

RATION ZONE, 
CAN AGRESSIO 



THI TU p 
n Cambod 

OR D£M6C 

'.son; A 

CRETARY 
Y OF THE 
HER REV 
CONSEQU 
ON JNTH 
ROPERTY • 
R I T I ES, 

Condor 
in 1961 
n. 



ART t CI PATED j BEFORE 
JA* SHE DEDICATED 
RATIO RIGHTS AND THE 
G f TAT ( NG IN THE TrAN' 1 

to the Association of 

Bakers and Cakemakers 
olutionary action in 
entLy represented, in 
e CommJttee of Assis- 
OF THE POPULATION. 
SSHE was detained suc- 
and Phu Loi* 
, , and continued" tw£ 



TMANH LOAN 



(32) 

Vice President of the Union of Women for the Liberation of South 
Vietnam. Member of the Executive Committee of the Association of 
Writers & Artjsts for the Liberation of South Vietnam. VtcE Presi- 
dent of the Regional Committee of S a i gon-Cholon of Wr i ters .&. Art i sts 
for the, Liberation of South Vietnam. \ , 



Born xh 1917* FHANH LOAN ts celebrateo throughout Vietnam for 
her ta? ents ms an act^cgs. Fighting. in Saigon during the Resistance, 
she paktlclftteo "n the founding of the mutual assistance of artists. 
: r'ter the signing of the geneva agreements, she participated, clan- 
destinely, in ant j-amer.f cam activities. elected, in 1 955 ^ *"° mem- 
BERSHIP in Ti-;E Executive Committee of the Union of Actors & Theatre 
orkers, in Saigon, she rejoined, in 1963* TH ' E liberated zone, where 

SHE PLACED ALL HEfi TALENTS AT THE SERVICE OF THE NLF OF SOUTH VfETWM,- 



33) CHAU HOANG MAf^ 

OLtT !CAL COMM'I S3 .\R OF f KE 

--•o n? THF HIRT-fi'fl..rn fiATTI 



H u w> » ivi 1 o o -, rv o r -,j-\ P B A C B A T T A L I C * ' ,. R £ 

THE HISTORIC 8ATTLC OF AP.BAC (My Trio) 
OF THE SCMJTH , V I 1TNAM COMMITTEE OF SoLlDA 
"ER ICAN PEOPLE. 

Bopn in 1932, CHAU HOANG NAM joined t 

r llj.. HE RECEIVED NUMEROUS CITATIONS DUR 
\RT IN HUNDREDS OF BATTLES AND FOfc HIS EL 



O O 

:vber 
" ' E R t C A 



a^cd : o. ipon Battal I o-im 

m January 19&5 

irr with the Latin- 



Nam BO ARMY AT THE A3E 
JG *THE RESISTANCE FOR HIS 
EVEN WOUNDS . 



HE 
I 



(12) 



After the signing or the Geneva Agreements, he took ann 

ACTIVE PART IN THE REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT AGAINST THE AMERICAN 
IMPERIALISTS AND THEIR BOO TLjCXE RS ? . AMONG HIS RECENT EXPLOITS, 
LET US CITE TH£ VICTORY OF TH£ AP BAC ON JANUARY 2, 1S&3* TKE fl 
BATTALION "AP BAC" LATER TOOK ON THE NA ME OF "QlRON BATTALION 

as a sign of b£fng brother" i n~ arms with the heroic fighters of 
Cub a. 



(5U) AMI DQ AN (Mme ) 



Vice 
Vice 

Memb 



f N T 
PROV 

ASS I 
AFTE 
PROP 
PRES 



-President of the Movement of Autonomous Nationalities of 

Tay Nguyen in the High Plateaus 

-President of the Central Committee of the Union of Women for 

the Liberation of South Vietnam 

er of the Provincial Committee of Daklak of the National 

Liberation Front of South Vietnam 
AMI DOAN, a Jorai, was born in 1923 in the hamlet of d'Uor, 

Ht VILLAGE OF CHU DraNG, IN THE DISTRICT OF ChEO f<EO, DAKLAK 

ince (Central Vietnam), 
She Hook an active part in the Resistance, and was elected 

STAN T-CHIEF OF THE ANT I -Am ER I C AN MOVEMENT IN HER VILLAGE 
R THE CESS AT t ON OF HOSTILITIES, HER UNTIRING WORK IN 
AGANDA AND AGITATION FOR THE YOUNG RECRUITS GAVE HER A 
TIGE WHICH GOES BEYOND THE REALMS OF HER NATIVE PROVINCE. 



(35) RQCHOM B AN (MLLE.) „ 

Member of the Movement of Autonomous Nationalities of Tay 

Nguyen (High Plateaus) 
Elite Fighter of Pleiku 

Born in 19I4.3 at Phoi Sung La, in the district of Le .hanh, 
Pleiku province (Central V ietnam) , ROCHOM BAN, a Jdrai, took part 

AT rvUITE EARLY AN AGE IN THE STRUGGLE FOR NATIONAL SALVATION. 
IN 1958, SHE ORGANIZ ED WITH THE YOUTHS IN HER VILLAGE A 

campaign in favor of North-South negotiations, calling for 
massive participation and mate rial a id to the revolutionary 

MOVEMENT* SHE WAS AS ARDENT IN THE BATTLE FOR PRODUCTION AS 
SHE WAS RESOLUTE IN THE STRUGGLE AGAINST CONSCRIPTION AND THE 
SPOILATION OF THE LANDS OR THE INSTALLATION OF AGRICULTURAL 

colonies"- She rose to public recognition in the course of 

A DEMONSTRATION BY WOMEN FOR THE LIBERATION F PEOPLE AR- 
BITRARILY ARRESTED AND THE PAYMENT OF INDEMNITIES TO THE 5TIMS 

OF pillage. When the local p uppet authorities FIRED ON THIRTY 

DEMONSTRATORS, ROCHOM BAN COMMAI DED THE RETALIATION BY TAKING 
HOLD OF SOME WEAPONS. SHE LIBERATED THOSE ARRESTED AND KILLED 
ONE OF THE ENEMY, 



(36) HUYNH THANH MU NG 

FOBUZR HEAD OF THE BATTALION *F CaODIST TROOPS 

Vice -President of the Committee for the Consolidation of Peace 

and Coexistence 
Commander-in-Chief of the Unified Nationalist Forces 

Born in 1919 at Long Xuyen, HUYNH THANH MUNG became an 



*> CF fc 










52 



m 

»-/ if f* "— ^ ^ 

J; -'U8ERA7IW "^ v 



U S. COMMITTEE TO AID THE 
NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT 

OF SOUTH VIETNAM 
103 Macdougal St NY 10012 
Room 5 Tel 212 YU 2-7162 



'Tills :loou~.3at is published by ths U. 3. GonaittQe to \iri 
JvM^t i«'" -^ aeration vi-ont of South KiqUnoa as r>art of its 
o* ISS N°tio"7? ?° a ^JJ»i55 ; h3tt8 « f«r->i4«tfUspfl information ' 
ocrrtic ^^-TL^S^f? ^ : -?° nt of s ?^* Giotto and thV'M- ' 

satlo^ :^.f :; ° ° f 7istn ^ < D « - M for individuals, or^.ni- 
A&tioas and canpuses, . • * 



th« «SS "^r rsQnalitlGsM . '^osg bio-rpfchies are contained in 

SS-.52 n? >?r ^ *«^g°«Ja*i™ of the only legitimate 5 ov- 
ermcnt of cae people of South Vietnan uiti >rtelv the* ft - 
Government wii; have to recognize and^e ooace -1th the^ oeoolo 
^representatives of the national Liberation ?ro at Sf iouth^Set! 

Help us sain recognition for the NLF-dV. ©end a contribution 

holn SJ* °«Si re if lnd °9onaent, Ad Hoc Committee and need your 
ii &n Sf*.2f f 2 t i Von f 8? ln cnablln -3 the NLF^-to have a voice 
can conSlbui a?* iS ^ rtly ******** by whether or not you 
can contribute. aU monies received are are utilized carefully. 



v ^ rt SLC U ^ the \ inf<rrr ' tatioa concerning the NLF-Sv- or the D. 1. 
</. contact tno above Corrciittec. . 



(13) 



OFFICER IN THE "FRENCH 

Besides be i ng mi lit ar 

AT TAY NlNH FROM 1 9^5~ 
BATTALION AT GlANG Tan 
In 1955 HE R ESCUE 
prisoner by the nguyen 
the former, he entered 
amer i c an-d i em t st force 
them in order to take t 
With other former 
the Committee for the 
He took control over t 
himself to the Nationa 
action against the Ame 



Union 11 for 
y jns~ruo*t 
5li, he: z. d j 

(Tay NJ.TH 
D THE CAODi 

Thanh Phuo 

i nto colla 

s but did m 

THE "MAoU 

C AO D A I 1ST 
CONSOL 1 da:1 
HE UN IF I £3 
L LlBER AT, r 
R I C A N ASCl^-: 



CES DURING THE INDOCHINESE WAR* 

i; at the "St. Siege Caodamste" 

HIuQ UNDER HIS COMMAND A 
PR OV I NCe) . 

1st pope Pham Cong Tac held 

MG CLIQUE. ON THE ORDER OF 
BORATION IN 1957 w JTH T HE 
OT DELAY IN BREAKING WITH 

is" in i960. 

OFFICERS, HE FOUNDED IN 1962 

o^ of Peace & Coexistence, 
nationalist forces and allied 
n Front in view of a common 
ssors an d the ih : ■. ^o::eys« 



crft/A 



ED IT0R T S NOTE 



Explanation of the Banner of the South Vietnam National Front 

for Liberation 

W I dth - 2/3 Length 

Stretch of Star ~ 1/ 3 Length 

Me an I ng: 

The South Vietnamese people cherish peace ( azure blue )* 

But THEY ARE robbed of peace, therefore they have to struggle 
to win it back ( re d ) • 

Taking part in this struggle are: 



1 ~ peasants 

2 - WORKERS 

- INTELLIGENTSIA 

L - BOURGEOISIE AND THE PETTY BOURGEOISIE 



I 



5 - THE ARMED FORCES 
|,E t - ALL SECTIONS OF THE PEOP^ (STARWITH 5 POINTS). 

The star is yellow, since in Vietnamese history, the yellow 

COLOUR TRADITIONALLY REPRESENTS THE NATIONAL 'SPIRIT. 



/ \